Brive-la-Gaillarde city guide

The gardens of Colette


Lose Yourself in the Colette Gardens

Designed by the landscape architect Anouk Debarre as a tribute to Colettte, this sumptuous five-hectare flower garden consists of six themed gardens that represent the regions of France that defined the life and work of the famous novelist. Childhood Garden, Wild Garden, Seaside Garden, Verdant Garden, Sensorial Garden, and French Garden: a visit is a timeless delight. Young visitors can lose themselves in the XXL maze or play giant dominos, pick-up-sticks or tic-tac-toe! In the Jardins de Colette, ‘the time to stop exploring never comes”.

Found at: The Colette Gardens are a 12-minute drive from the ACE Hotel Brive-la-Gaillarde.

The Gardens of Colette and its labyrinth
D152 – La Chassagne
19240 Varetz